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state. we invited everyone in. just happened, all the guys that started were all latinos. it was a way for us to -- to build a support structure, because you know it was some what lacking on campus at that point. so we fog yerd no one else is going to help us. why don't we kind of get together and help ourselves. >> loans, you know, grants. cal grant. pell grant. you name it. i applied for it. djing on weekend. my family, my mom, sisters, brothers, would send me money. >> they didn't have a car to give him. so he had a bike. they bought him a bike. so every time it rained, my mom would -- she would say he is getting wet. he is getting wet. so that makes me kind of emotional because he was getting wet. and then afterward my mom cried. they got him a car. >> there were strong consequences for us if i failed in school. if i failed in school, the consequences were i would go back in the fields. and it scared the living day lights out of me. [ speaking spanish ] >> my dad always told me -- you are the girl. you are not going to go to school. so i had that in my head since i was a little gir
's sprawling military bases, so it's growing ethnic communities especially latinos around richmond. >> when i came in '98, i rarely run into a latino. >> mario dawson and his family came here from el salvador and run a bakery, he's undecided but immigration tops his concerns. >> just to become a citizen, for me, it took about 14 years. >> both sides have deployed armies of volunteers and high profile surrogates to virginia to target the state's diverse voting groups. the buzz word for both sides here is ground game. both sides have been counting on early voting to improve their chances that could be most immediately affected by this storm. we're back in a moment for the big scare today for a lot of folks on the other coast. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants ca
boxing organization latino feather weight champion orlando cruz came out as the first active openly gay boxer in the history of the sport. >>> finally, would you buy this, former boston red sox pitcher curt schilling might have to sell or give up the famed bloodstained sock he wore on the teep's run to the 2004 world series championship, all to cover millions in loans he guaranteed to his failed video game company. >> announcer: "early today" sports is brought to you by new just for men autostop. gray is over. >>> another star behind bars, and which film will audiences be taken with this weekend? your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus an update on the san diego zoo's cutest 9-week-old. that's true. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." your friday forecast looks nice. and it will look very familiar throughout the weekend. not much change in the west, cooler temperatures in california compared to lately. watch these temperatures. they don't move much. 61 in boys see and sunny. 71 in medford. i'll change the saturday forecast, e
that hasn't come up yet is immigration. we know how important latinos are in the swing states. chris: we asked the matthews meters -- could the obama team have played things smarter after the debacle in denver in that first debate? 11 say yes, they could have done it better. one person said something like, "heck, yeah." and some lodged their votes with multiple exclamation points. including you, john. [laughter] >> i was in all caps with a lot of exclamation points. chris: was it a general sort of hand-wringing? >> yes, both. it was funny and a lot of democrats laughed at it, but it doesn't speak to the lives of real people. one of the challenges is to go back to the format. it's hard to prosecutor a case against the other guy when you're also trying to answer people in the audience. obama is going to get asked, there's going to be one person in the audience, i guarantee it, who's going to be the disappointed obama voter, like he faced in the town hall on cnbc. someone is going to say, you know, i believed in you, i really had invested so much in you, and you've disappointed me so much.
people were thriving in the u.s., but latinos were still disen franchised. >> no one seemed to care about the farm workers who picked the nation's food. unable to demand the most basic rights. caesar cared. chavez who died in 1993, is buried on the site. while the election is a month away. you don't have to wait to vote. officials have the go ahead to send out vote by mail ballots. it is not too late to register to vote. if you have already registered and want to sign up to vote by mail, that deadline is the 30th. >> this evening the children and friends of susie co will remember her. fbi agents spent the day searching for evidence in the hu hurcules home. >> we are trying to collect more evidence the supautopsy was doe this morning indicating that she was stabbed and there was blunt force trauma to the head. >> a second grade teacher known for her humor and kindness to strangers. they are trying to find her automobile. it has license plate 1a1f680. police say there has been an in crete in burglaries. looking for any kind of physical evidence that may help solve this case. we know that th
or white values or black values or latino values or gay or straight values. i'm fighting for american values. they belong to all of us. san francisco. we are not as divide as our politics would suggest. >> reporter: more than 6,000 people paid anywhere from $100 to $20,000 a piece to see the president. president obama laid out accomplishments like the affordable care act, the repeal of don't ask don't tell, tax cuts for the middle class and jobs creation. he also talked specifically about last week's debate saying mitt romney's facts don't hold up. >> a few nights ago, suddenly a guy pretending to be mitt romney stood on a stage next to me. and said he is his plan. he is just going to pretend it doesn't exist. what $5 trillion tax cut? i don't know anything about a $5 trillion tax cut. don't pay any attention to that tax cut behind the curtain. >> reporter: the crowd did boo at any mention of mitt romney and the president had some advice. he said don't boo, vote. reporting live in san francisco, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> more details of the president's money trail. mr. obam
is at stake. >> i'm not fighting for red values or white values or black values or latino values, gay or straight values, i'm fighting for american values. they belong to all of us. san francisco, we are not as divided as our politics would suggest. we've got more -- >> an energized president highlighting accomplishments his administration has made over the last three years and he criticized romney claiming, no, the facts do not hold up. >> a few nights ago suddenly a guy pretending to be mitt romney stood on a stage next to me and said he's changing his plans. he's just going to pretend it doesn't exist. what $5 trillion tax cut? i don't know anything about a $5 trillion tax cut? don't pay any attention to that tax cut behind the curtain. >> the president's motorcade returning to the hotel intercontinental where he spent the night. he will depart for sfo a little later on this morning. those who were able to get tickets to last night's event said it was well worth the cost. >> it was amazing. the krou was so excited to have him here. i think it was really great to have him come to sa
. joining us, editor-in-chief and nbc latino contributor, jack rico. you excited? >> yes. >> across to you. >> beautiful lady from alberta, canada, with her husband of 25 years celebrating. we're so glad you're here with us. finish the lyrics please to this ricky martin song. ♪ take away your pain like a bullet to your brain ♪ ♪ upside inside out ♪ living la vida loca. >> happy anniversary. [ ding ] >> looked a little scared. she nailed it. >> she absolutely did. >> better get it. one of the best-selling singles of all time, ricky martin that particular song is his signature song. not only that the guy basically created the latin explosion of 1999, paved the way for jennifer lopez and enrique iglesias. >> packed the plaza when he visits us. back to kath. >> lovely lady. who is this latina star won countless awards with from "modern family." please. let's not go through it. who is it? rosie perez? >> no, sophia. >> vergara. let's mix it up a little. >> that was a gimme. so fee yeah is hot. on fire. >> she is on fire. one of the most famous personalities in hollywood. they are from b
-american, american indian and latino. california has experience with the impact of banning race from state university admissions decisions. in 1996 voters approved prop 209, which banned the practice. the supreme court decision will not affect that ban, but santa clara university law professor margaret russell says the court's decision could impact us in other ways. >> this will affect us in california in the sense that the supreme court, in deciding to take the care, has obviously signaled that it's willing to consider overturning the earlier decision that upheld the use of race. so no matter how it comes out, in terms of the vote, it's re-opened the debate. >> reporter: a debate becoming even more heated as university budgets shrink and the number of applicants grows. the u.s. supreme court is not expected to issue its decision until spring of next year. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, "nbc bay area news." >>> we want to share some breaking news with you. it has to do with b.a.r.t. there's a problem on the line right now heading eastbound. there seems to be a train that's disabled insid
very well. the latino population not just in california but throughout the southwest, throughout the midwest and the rest of the country, the reality is that as a party republicans are doomed, if they don't find a way to court hispanics in a way to deal with issues that hispanics care about, the full range of things. what do republicans do? what does romney do? what does the party do? you've been in this situation. >> well, one of the great senators, senator mccain, has for years been a strong believer in immigration reform. he has worked to get a reach across the aisle with kennedy. they both had a really great plan. and i think the plan should be reasserted, because it doesn't make any sense that for the last 10 years, maybe before i even became governor, they have talked about immigration reform. and every single time they get into it they say, well, we have an election coming up. well, hello? i mean, the history of america that every two years there's an election. you know, every four years there's a presidential election. so there's nothing new. you've got to get the people'
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no arrest. >>> picket signs going up outside a popular latino grocery store chain today. a demonstration is planned this afternoon in front of the mi pu pueblo market in oakland. activists are upset that the store owner who is taking part in a government program would check the immigration status of workers is keeping up with that plan. community leaders say they want residents to boycott the grocery chain until it stops participating in the federal program. >>> also new this morning, the fight to save a pediatric ward is turning into a family affair today. children dressed up in halloween costumes will picket kaiser perm nanty in haywood. they are upset that the hospital is planning to shut its childcare unit in 2014. kaiser says services will be transferred to a new hospital that is being built ein san lead row. >>> the san mateo bridge is shut down right now. a live look at the bridge, which will remain closed until 5:00 monday morning and this is all because of the retrofit project. caltrans is installing new seismic joints and the bridge will also be closed next weekend. if you're p
% of the country. >> i'm not fighting for red values or white values or black values or latino values or gay or straight values, i'm fighting for american values. they belong to all of us. san francisco. we are not as divided as our politics would suggest. >> reporter: the president urged supporters at that private dinner to be almost obsessive in talking with friends in battleground states like ohio, which is where he's headed when air force one departs sfo in just a few hours from now. reporting live here at sfo, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> meantime, another president will be visiting northern california today. former president bill clinton will attend a campaign rally at uc davis. he's in town to support several congressmen who are in the middle of tight races. president clinton has been keeping busy this election season, lending his support to president obama and other major big-time candidates. >> the commander in chief vibe all over northern california. christina, what kind of weather is the president waking up to? >> winning weather. that's what we're looking at at least when
for red values or white values or black values or latino values or gay or straight values, i'm fighting for american values. they belong to all of us. san francisco, we are not as divided as our politics would suggest. >> reporter: air force one departs sfo this morning in just a few hours from now. for a look at what president obama will be doing once he leaves the bay area, we'll turn to tracie potts who's live on capitol hill. >> reporter: bob, from sfo he is headed to columbus, ohio, where the president has a rally scheduled at ohio state university today. one of his college crowds. this is a familiar area for the president. the focus in ohio for president obama will be less than fund-raising and more on vote rae raising. it is one of the key battleground states. that's also why we'll see mitt romney in ohio today in a different area. he'll be in summit county which is near akron. this is one of the counties that voted overwhelmingly for president obama four years ago, 57% for obama four years ago. so he's certainly trying to cut into that vote. it will be interesting to see if he u
campaign is going to be to rally some of his core supporters, latinos, women voters, african-americans to offset some of the potential losses in other groups. the other thing that the obama campaign tonight is touting, their ground game. they have been working on this for over a year. they feel like that is a strength. and tonight they are also saying that president obama had a strong performance, saying that he was authoritative without being too aggressive, but i'm sure that's something that will be debated quite a bit over the coming days and weeks. >> kristen welker, peter alexander, again, just two members of our traveling team. this is when the going gets tough, 14 days to go. when we wake up tomorrow morning with, again, nationally at least a race that stands at 47%-47%. a couple of things to tell you about in addition to a summation on your late local news tonight, it's important that you know about "today" tomorrow morning. tomorrow savannah guthrie will have her interview with republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan. matt lauer will have his interview with
winner america ferrera is here. she's going to talk about getting out the latino vote in this upcoming election. every presidential election since 1940, they've held a mock election among america's school children. they've only been wrong two times. this morning we'll reveal this year's results. >> is everybody ready to get their groove on? >> yes. >> take a look at these folks. they already have. they have entered our show us your move contests and maybe some will be flown to new york for our dance-off on october 26th. that's just wrong. if you think you've got the moves, head to and upload a video. still got time but make our dance-off on the plaza on october 26th. i like this guy's sign over here. he's got, savannah, you can cook for me any day. in reference to savannah's cooking. >> there you go. i hope you have good health insurance. >> i see a guest for friday's show right here. >> guinea pig. >> you're not getting out of it. >> natalie with a check of all the headlines. >>> good morning, everyone. the ceo of citigroup is stepping down after steering the bank through th
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